Victim advocates are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offer:
- Emotional support services by phone
- Accompaniment to the hospital and local police department
- Information about legal resources, medical care, counseling services and other community resources
Who calls the 24-Hour Hotline?
- Those who have experienced rape, sexual assault, or any form of sexual violence
- Those who are struggling with a history of sexual trauma
- Those who are not sure if they have been sexually assaulted or harassed
- Friends and family of survivors
- Service providers working with survivors
Medical Support: Victim advocates provide information about medical care and meet survivors at the hospital for support and advocacy
A victim advocate can support you to get a forensic examination done by an expertly trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) at the hospital.
Support through the Legal System: A victim advocate can provide referrals to seek legal advice and information, as well as offer support in making informed decisions about your legal rights.
An advocate will always respect your decision to report or not to report to law enforcement.
All therapy services are available through our counseling program, Moving Beyond Trauma.
If you are interested in receiving counseling, please call Mental Health Partners at 303.443.8500.
What to expect when you call:
- A series of questions to determine what kind of services you need
- Scheduling an assessment appointment
Prevention Education Programs
MESA’s prevention education programs empower participants to lead in the transformation of our current culture, which normalizes and encourages sexual violence, into a culture based on consent, safety and respect. MESA offers trainings and presentations on consent, healthy masculinity, bystander intervention and more at schools, businesses, and community organizations.